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Lovington, New Mexico
Welcome to Lovington ...
The city of Lovington is located in southeast New Mexico.
The location of Lovington has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Lovington has a population of 11,493 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Lovington.
The community of Lovington is 3,910 feet [1,192 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Lovington is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Lovington lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Lovington (for example, toward Denver City (TX)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Lovington lies within the (575) area code.
Websites for Lovington ...
Official Website: www.lovington.leaco.net/
Chamber of Commerce: www.lovington.net/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lovington had an population of 11,493 people. This is an increase of 4.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.35% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lovington had a population of 11,009 people (or 17.01% of the total population of Lea County). This makes Lovington the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Lovington represents 0.53% of the population of New Mexico (which has 2,059,179 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 11,009 people, the population of Lovington increased 16.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,471 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lovington.
Communities Also Named Lovington ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Lovington - they are located in Illinois and Iowa.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lovington.
Communities near Lovington ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lovington.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lovington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lovington.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lovington. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lovington.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lovington ...
Looking for more information about Lovington? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Lovington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lovington.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Lovington: www.lovington.leaco.net/
The official website for Lea County: www.leacounty.net/
The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 Sep 2022